Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Wend (Page: 1641)

Wend (?), obs. p. p. of Wene. Chaucer.


Wend (Page: 1641)

Wend, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wended, Obs. Went; p. pr. & vb. n. Wending.] [AS. wendan to turn, to go, caus. of windan to wind; akin to OS. wendian, OFries. wenda, D. wenden to turn, G. wenden, Icel. venda, Sw. vända, Dan. vende, Goth. wandjan. See Wind to turn, and cf. Went.]

1. To go; to pass; to betake one's self. To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.

To Athens shall the lovers wend. Shak.

2. To turn round. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh.


Wend (Page: 1641)

Wend, v. t. To direct; to betake;- used chiefly in the phrase to wend one's way. Also used reflexively. Great voyages to wend." Surrey.


Wend (Page: 1641)

Wend, n. (O. Eng. Law) A large extent of ground; a perambulation; a circuit. [Obs.] Burrill.